Mark Twin in Eruption: Hitherto Unpublished Pages about Men and Events 1940 First Edition


Title: Mark Twin in Eruption: Hitherto Unpublished Pages about Men and Events

Author: Mark Twain. Edited with an Introduction by Bernard DeVoto

Description: Stated First Edition, with Harper's 'K-P' code on copyright page indicating October 1940. Flexible boards in terra-cotta imitation buckram, stamped in blue and gilt on spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows very light edge wear; not price clipped; in an archival mylar sleeve. pp. xxviii, 402. [BAL 3564].

This is the thin paper/flexible board issue of the first edition, of which 500 copies were made with the sheets bulk width of 7/8''. [The other 700 copies of the first edition, run simultaneously, were in a hard binding (which featured the publisher's device on the front cover) and the sheets bulk measured 1 1/4''.]

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place: New York and London
Year: 1940

Keywords: autobiography

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